The wait is over, the 2018 Soccer World Cup has begun and it’s time for all the football action from Russia. The host nation beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening game and the group stage is now underway. How will the other teams fare in this global soccer fest? Stay tuned during your vacation; you can watch all the group stage games, the final 16, quarterfinals, semifinals and the final at the Royal Resorts Bars.
Sidelines Bar at The Royal Sands, La Cabaña Bar at The Royal Caribbean, La Trattoria Bar at The Royal Cancun, Cayo Largo at The Royal Islander, Pancho & Willy’s Bar and Captain’s Cove Restaurant in Cancun will be transmitting the World Cup action. Check the game schedules and times at the bars as they may vary.
At The Royal Haciendas in the Riviera Maya, La Rotonda lobby bar will be soccer central with all the action from the World Cup cities. Guests staying at Grand Residences Riviera Cancun in Puerto Morelos have a choice of venues: the Lobby Bar, Bicaci Salon or Heaven Beach Bar.
Will defending champion Germany win the 2018 Soccer World Cup? How will Argentina, Brazil and Spain do? Will it be Russia, England or Mexico’s moment to shine? Who will be this year’s soccer heroes: famous faces from leading teams in European Leagues like Messi, Ronaldo, Salah or Mexico’s Hernandez aka “Chicharito” or new talents making their debut on the world stage?
Every four years when the World Cup comes to town, even those who aren’t normally interested in soccer catch football fever and some become experts, albeit for a short time, as they follow the fortunes of the competing teams.
Football is the national sport here in Mexico and you’ll see plenty of flags out as people prepare to watch their team. The first game is on Sunday and Mexico take on Germany, the World Cup holders and one of the contenders in 2018. If you don’t have a favorite team, how about joining your Royal Resorts hosts and give a big cheer as you support Mexico!